February 21, 2019
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Articles in: Niche Business

Trista Lutgring
- 20 weeks 1 day ago
Last year, Josh Gray realized he wanted to quit his job as an IT manager and open a float center in Evansville. When he called his wife Andi Hall on...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 5 hours ago
Drivers in Downtown Evansville no longer have to go far to top off their tanks. In October 2017, a new Marathon gas station opened at the corner of...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 10 weeks ago
Pat Wempe, CEO and physical therapist at ProRehab, might struggle at first to remember a person’s name, but he won’t forget their feet....
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 20 weeks ago
The walls of Brett Mulzer’s office are lined with guitars — exactly what you would expect from the owner and president of Moore Music. An...
elisa Gross
- 1 year 27 weeks ago
Jeff Kinney began his coral and marine business like many hobbyists do. He sold pieces out of his personal tank on Craigslist, leading him to his...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 37 weeks ago
Storage units have become a common setting in popular culture. From storing Walter White’s drug money stash in the hit show “Breaking Bad...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
It’s a bit of a coincidence how Liz and Quincy Zikmund came to own Give A Dog A Bone, a natural pet food market located at 5626 E. Virginia St...
Nigel Meyer
- 2 years 4 days ago
Amy Bolek may be hidden in the background behind community organizations — even her office is inconspicuously located in the co-working space...
Nicole Neff
- 2 years 29 weeks ago
Rick Beheler stands over a table covered by a sheet of paper on which he has hand-drawn several shapes. At first glance, the shapes appear to be part...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 10 weeks ago
Five years ago, Evansville resident Mike McCutchan was looking for a career change, so he could spend more time at home with his family and maintain...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 28 weeks ago
With the age of digital photography making it easier for us to capture moments of our families and loved ones, it may seem like the days of painted...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 37 weeks ago
After a year as owner of Tell City Pretzels, Brad Smith was asked to autograph a tin full of the famous snack. “It was right after we opened,...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 46 weeks ago
In the electronics industry where nothing seems to stay the same, one family has remained steady since 1953. Hutch & Son, an industrial...
Nathan Blackford
- 4 years 3 days ago
In 1958, Jim Miller and his father Leonard Miller founded Miller’s 5 & 10 in a former movie theater on Boonville, Indiana’s...
Nathan Blackford
- 4 years 20 weeks ago
In 1957, Ruth Braun opened her own nursing home on First Avenue. She was a nurse, and knew the community needed such a facility. She continued to...
Emily Patton
- 4 years 37 weeks ago
The familiar saying of “you are what you eat” has become a lifestyle for Jerry and Marsha Steckler, who are the founders of Steckler...
Erin Miller
- 4 years 44 weeks ago
Turn on the television and chances are you’ll come across a bidding war for someone’s forgotten personal belongings at a storage company...
Erin Miller
- 5 years 1 week ago
Tucked down on the southern end of Green River Road across from what locals still call the Lawndale Shopping Center, Kenneth and Linda Parkman busy...
Mark King
- 5 years 1 week ago
Evansville has a proud German heritage. The city is filled with numerous historical reminders, including its beautiful Catholic churches and...
Theresa Scheller
- 5 years 9 weeks ago
Dr. Emily Ryan is framing the business she founded in 2011 on the premise that clients can see well and look great in their glasses. Image Eye Care,...